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Ellen Lord: DOD’s Digital Marketplace Seeks to Drive ‘Trusted’ Partnerships Between Investors, Companies

Ellen Lord acquisition chief Department of Defense

The Department of Defense has launched an electronic marketplace with the goal of connecting small- to medium-sized businesses to capital providers under the DOD's Trusted Capital program. “Trusted Capital works by providing opportunities for trusted financial institutions and qualifying companies to explore mutually beneficial partnerships in support of national security goals,” said Ellen Lord, the Pentagon's acquisition chief and a four-time Wash100 awardee.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Expert Panel During Fall CMMC Forum on Nov. 17th

Fall CMMC Forum

Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum will feature Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as a keynote speaker. To register for Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum, as well as view other upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Katie Arrington Talks Possible CMMC Changes; CISA Director Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration; White House Drops OPM-GSA Merger Plan; Sandeep Kalra Becomes Persistent Systems CEO; Roger Krone on Leidos Third Quarter Results

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Sandeep Kalra Promoted to Persistent Systems CEO Persistent Systems has promoted Sandeep Kalra, an experienced leader in the software services industry, as CEO to lead the company’s strategic growth and services, the company announced Monday. “We are looking forward to the next …

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Keith Nakasone Details Inclusion of CMMC Requirements in GSA Contract Vehicles

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst. Commissioner GSA Office of IT Category

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition in the General Services Administration's Office of IT Category, has clarified in a video interview that GSA will apply the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements into new governmentwide acquisition contract vehicles at the order level.

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Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum to Address Upcoming Certification Requirements; Featuring Katie Arrington as Keynote Speaker

Katie Arrington CISO DoD Acquisition Office

Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum will feature Katie Arrington, Chief Information Security Officer at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as a keynote speaker. She will analyze the meaning of “process maturity” and the concept of “evidence” of maturity. To register for Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization Led by Lara Poloni; IBM Split into Two Companies; Northrop Gets $1B Navy Contract; Pentagon Awards $600M Towards 5G; Katie Arrington Receives First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization; Names Lara Poloni as Lead AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s …

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James “Hondo” Geurts, Navy ASN (RD&A), Delivers Keynote Address During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

James Geurts Acquisition Chief US Navy

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) with the U.S. Navy, delivered his keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. If you missed this pivotal event, you can still register to watch the footage in Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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Katie Arrington, CISO for DoD’s Acquisition Office, Receives First Wash100 Award for Leading CMMC Initiative

Katie Arrington Receives 2020 Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson

Executive Mosaic founder and CEO Jim Garrettson presented Katie Arrington, chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (OUSDA) for the Department of Defense (DoD), her first Wash100 Award for her pivotal role in the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) initiative. 

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Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum to Feature Keynote Speaker Brig. Gen. Robert Edmonson

Robert Edmonson Deputy Chief of Staff FORSCOM G6

Brig. Gen. Robert Edmonson, deputy chief of staff, FORSCOM (G6) of U.S. Army, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum on October 7th. From 2013 to 2015, Edmonson commanded the 35th Signal Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps. From 2015 to 2016, he served as executive officer to the Army CIO/G-6

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Weekly Roundup: Pentagon Launches Competition for $11.7B IT Contract; PAE Joins Alion on $896M Task Order; Leidos Secures Multiple Contracts; KBR Buys Centauri; CISA Unveils 5G Strategy

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES Leidos Wins $292M Contract to Support FAA System Upgrades; Fran Hill Quoted Leidos has been awarded a four-year, approximate $292 million prime contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to design and develop a system that will provide real-time access to weather, aeronautical, …

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